Welcome to the Cardinal Family!


North Central is not just a place where your student can live and learn—it’s a place where they will build relationships, create memories and discover new opportunities both on campus and beyond. As partners in your student’s college experience, this page is designed to introduce you to the people, programs and resources available to help support you and your student.


NCC Family

Important Dates for 2023-2024

Fall Semester 2023  
Move-In Day (first-year & transfer) August 18
Move-In Day (sophomore, junior & senior) August 20–22
Classes Begin August 23
Labor Day - (College Closed) September 4
Family Weekend/Homecoming October 6–8
Fall Break - No Classes; College Open October 16–17
Thanksgiving Break - No Classes, College Closed November 22–24
Classes End December 8
Final Examinations December 11–14
Residence Halls Close at 5 p.m. December 14
Holiday Break December 15 - January 7, 2024


Spring Semester 2024  
Residence Halls Open at 12 p.m. January 7
Classes Begin January 8
MLK Holiday January 15
Day of Giving Spring
Spring Break - College Offices Open March 11–15
Classes Resume March 18
Good Friday Holiday - No Afternoon Classes March 29
Honors Day  - No Classes April 18
Classes End April 26
Final Examinations April 29–May 2
Residence Halls Close at 5 p.m. (non-graduating students) May 2
Commencement May 5
Residence Halls Close at 8 p.m. (graduating students) May 5

Stay Connected

Want to know the latest about all things North Central College? Keep an eye on your North Central email communications about campus events, important institutional updates and more!



In addition, join our facebook group, just for Parents and Families. 



Parent & Family Council

Are you interested in learning about our Parent & Family Council? Contact us to learn more about how you can get involved in the Cardinal community.

NCC Families